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At A Glance

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  • Period

    2nd half of the 17th century
  • Geography

    Iran
  • Material

    Stone-paste painted with lustre over glaze
  • Dimension

    H x Diam: 9.3 × 18.4 cm (3 11/16 × 7 1/4 in)
  • Accession Number

    F1903.7
  • EDAN ID

    edanmdm:fsg_F1903.7

Object Details

  • Description

    Bowl, deep, ovoidal; bold foot, pierced with two holes; cracked and repaired.
    Clay: hard, sonant.
    Glaze: cream-white.
    Decoration: painted in gold-colored lustre over glaze.
  • Provenance

    To 1903
    Dikran G. Kelekian (1868-1951), Cairo, Egypt, Paris, France, and New York to 1903 [1]
    From 1903 to 1919
    Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Dikran G. Kelekian in 1903 [2]
    From 1920
    Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]
    Notes:
    [1] Undated folder sheet note. Also see Original Pottery List, L. 1216, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives.
    [2] See note 1.
    [3] The original deed of Charles Lang Freer's gift was signed in 1906. The collection was received in 1920 upon the completion of the Freer Gallery.
  • Collection

    Freer Gallery of Art Collection
  • Exhibition History

    The Peacock Room Comes to America [2022] (September 3, 2022 - ongoing)
    The Peacock Room Comes to America [2017-2019] (October 14, 2017 to January 2, 2019)
    The Peacock Room Comes to America [2011-2016] (April 9, 2011 to January 4, 2016)
    Ceramics from the World of Islam (January 16, 1974 to July 1, 1974)
  • Previous custodian or owner

    Dikran Garabed Kelekian (1868-1951) (C.L. Freer source)
    Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
  • Origin

    Iran
  • Credit Line

    Gift of Charles Lang Freer
  • Type

    Vessel
  • On View

    Freer Gallery 12: The Peacock Room Comes to America
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